Paper Title
Role of Women Entrepreneurship in Promoting Women Empowerment

The current study aims at exploring the effect of entrepreneurial skills of women in promoting women empowerment. A total of 169 women entrepreneurs were surveyed from small and medium enterprises (SMEs) located in north-west India, i.e., Gujarat. The statistical tools, like confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and structural equation modelling (SEM) were applied for data analysis. Result reveals that women entrepreneurship positively and significantly leads to women empowerment in emerging economies like India. The study is confined to examining only women empowerment as a consequence of women entrepreneurship. Keywords— Women Entrepreneurship and Women Empowerment.